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Course Details

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day


In this course you will learn how to: Build a visual lexicon and style guide; Create wireframes to explore layout and prioritization; Apply visual design to your wireframes to create prototypes; Design engaging icons; Create engaging user interactions through visual and GUI design; Identify software needs to support your visual design process.


Introduction to User Experience Design, or equivalent knowledge or experience is mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

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Course Outline

  • Review of Visual Design Techniques
    • Choosing colours
    • Weight, shape and motion
    • Proximity, alignment, repetition, contrast
    • The golden ratio
    • Working with grids
    • Typography
  • Review of User Requirements and Experience Research
    • Competitive analysis, data mining, listening posts
    • Customer insights and personas
    • Concept models, process flow, swimlanes and site maps
  • Building a Visual Lexicon
    • Exploring design styles
    • Branding and style guides
    • Developing themes
  • Creating Wireframes
    • Keeping purpose in mind
    • Dividing the space
    • Priority positioning
    • Adding form
    • Adding depth
    • Annotating wireframes
  • Applying Visual Design
    • Respecting branding and style guides
    • Setting the tone and mood
    • Creating focus and emphasis
    • Leading the eye
  • Iconography
    • Symbols and culture, revisit your personas
    • Designing an iconic language
    • Pictograms vs. realism
    • Common icon design mistakes
  • Designing for Interactions
    • Intuitive interactions
    • Guided interactions
    • Discoverable interactions
  • Prototyping
    • Proof of concept
    • Working protoype
    • Testing prototype (beta)
  • The Technical Side
    • Graphic design, illustration and prototyping software
    • File types and formats
    • Image size, resolution and colour depth
    • Putting it all together: from pad to pixels

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Our Policies

Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regards to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Public Courses

Any student cancellation that occurs a minimum of six (6) business days prior to a scheduled class is eligible for a full class credit or a 100% refund on the cost of the class. Due to scheduling logistics, if you cancel or re-schedule a registration within five (5) business days of the course date, payment is due in full at that time and will be held as a credit towards a re-scheduled date or a future course booking. Course credits are valid for 12 months from the date of the original class booking.

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be sent in writing by email to registrations@eliquotraining.com. Verbal communication of a cancellation will not meet our refund requirements.

In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, your full registration fee will be refunded or you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class.

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time, in which case the refund and rescheduling policy would apply. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. is not liable for any travel expenses incurred by the student, even in the event of a cancellation.

Eliquo welcomes qualified substitute students in place of the originally registered student providing that we are notified in writing at least one day in advance before the class date.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Refunds or course credits are not available to web-based class participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s). Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

If you have any questions regarding our cancellation policies, please feel free to email us at registrations@eliquotraining.com or give us a call at (888) 484-2933.

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